Wednesday, June 27, 2012
BC Gov't News
Other People's Money
Minor Football gets major funding through gaming grants
Released by Jordon Simmons, BC Gov't Caucus
local organizations have received a total of $62,990 in Community Gaming
Grants from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. They
Chilliwack Minor Football Association ($56,990)
Chilliwack Community Band ($6,000)
Why this matters:
British Columbia, 137 recipients will share $3,775,327 in the
latest round of grants from provincial gaming revenue.
Gaming Grants help local groups provide important services for
British Columbia families.
recipients in this round of funding offer programs in arts and
culture, human and social services, and sport.
give our kids opportunities to be active, have fun, and learn
important skills. I know they'll put this funding to good use for
programs that will make Chilliwack an even better place to raise our
families," said Chilliwack MLA John Les in a release on Tuesday.
Gaming Grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for
provincial gaming revenues to support direct delivery of a
program that benefits the broader community.
Last year, in
2011/12, government distributed a total of $135 million in
gaming grants for eligible community programs and services.
community groups benefited from funding during 2011/12.
For more information:
Full application information for B.C. Community Gaming Grants is
available online at:
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